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Beach Landing



Beach Landing
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Title: Beach Landing
Description: Soldiers land on the beach in New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). They use collapsible canvas boats to ferry men and equipment from small coastal vessels. Indigenous men help paddle the boats.

Image ID: 101019
Creation
Date:
November 1942 ca.
Creator
Name:
Doyle, Robert
Collection
Name:
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
Robert Doyle was a civilian war correspondent for the Milwaukee Journal during World War II, covering the experiences of Wisconsin troops in the 32nd "Red Arrow" Division, an infantry division of the United States Army National Guard. The "Red Arrow" Division consisted mainly of soldiers from Wisconsin and Michigan.
Subjects: Soldiers
Weapons
Boats and boating
Ocean
Seashore
Firearms
Military uniforms
Transportation, Military
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Clothing and dress
Pacific Islanders
 

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